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Blue Desert (1990)

Two men rattle a comic-book artist who has moved to a desert town after her trauma in New York.

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Bradley Battersby
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
D.B. Sweeney ... Steve Smith
Courteney Cox ... Lisa Roberts
Craig Sheffer ... Randall Atkins
Philip Baker Hall ... Joe
Sandy Ward ... Walter
Peter Schrum ... Burly Man (as Pete Schrum)
Anne Bellamy Anne Bellamy ... Emily
Christopher Collins Christopher Collins ... Phone Man
Robert Miano ... William Karp
Tom Finnegan Tom Finnegan ... Ed O'Donnell
Connie Sawyer ... Elderly Lady 1
Anita Keith Anita Keith ... Elderly Lady 2
Ray Lykins ... Mugger
Diane Adair ... Nurse (as Diane Diefendorf)
David Ursin ... Doctor
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After surviving rape, comic-book artist Lisa Roberts is moving from New York City to small town in Arizona. But there's danger in small towns too. Written by Harun Mehmedinovic <Pkojovic@concentric.net>

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Never run...where you can't hide. See more »

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Thriller

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R | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 January 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Aventura no Deserto Azul See more »

Filming Locations:

Inyokern, California, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color
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Feature directorial debut for Bradley Battersby. See more »

Quotes

William Karp: Lisa, can you tell me something? Why do you think it is he chose you to attack?
Lisa Roberts: I have no idea.
William Karp: Now didn't you tell us you were raped 6 months ago?
Lisa Roberts: Yes. But I don't see what that has to do...
William Karp: Lisa, what does that say to you?
Lisa Roberts: What do you mean, what does that say to me?
William Karp: What does that say to you?
Lisa Roberts: [no response]
William Karp: I'll tell you what it says to me. It says there's a pattern here. A first-time victim becomes a second-time victim, and a second-time victim often becomes a third. We see it all the time. ...
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Soundtracks

What I Make Myself Believe
Written and Performed by Eric Lowen (as Lowen) & Dan Navarro (as Navaro)
Used by permission of BMG Songs, Inc. and CBS Music Publishing
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28 April 2000 | by alfamanSee all my reviews

I would totally agree with the review made by the guy before me. This movie really has everything going for it. I was very impressed with the story line & plot as well as the great acting by Cox and Sweeny among others. I would ask anyone who likes thriller flicks to go and rent this you won't be in for something boring and predictable.


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